Statutory guidance

Fees for civil and family courts

A list of the fees you have to pay when you take a case to court

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This publication has been out of date since August 2016. Go to the updated list of fees for civil and family courts.



This is a shortened list of courts fees that you’ll need to pay if you take a case to court, eg divorce or bankruptcy hearings.

You can get a full list of fees from HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS).

Published 6 April 2015
Last updated 2 August 2016 + show all updates
  1. Fees updated
  2. Updated fees for possession claims, general applications and divorce, dissolution and nullity.
  3. First published.